Option Trader's, as I stated in Wednesday's blog:
Hi everyone. Mark asked me to write the blog entry for today. I want to share with you a little piece I wrote for the partners of my hedge fund.
One of the things I am constantly trying to explain to my option mentoring students is what the VIX really represents. Many people like to call it 'the fear' index, or pitch it as a true meas
One of my option mentoring students favorite earnings plays is AMZN. As such I was reviewing a chart of 30 day IV in AMZN seen here:
I teach my option mentoring students that for the most part, when the market goes up, implied volatility falls. This is generally true, not just on a strike to strike bases, but in terms of t
Yesterday, during our group option mentoring, something we call the Pit Report, I was going over a few types of plays GOOG.
When I looked at AAPL earnings the other day, based on what I was saw out of the Steve Jobs news, I had a feeling that the stock might have a bit of a dud earnings report.
Across the option blogosphere the hot talk is AAPL and IBM. My option mentoring students are ask about AAPL more than any other stock, with IBM probably a close second. However, I think